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What energy-saving measures could small and medium Dutch companies take to respond and keep their CO2 emissions at their lowest possible level?
In 2017, we continued to see steady growth of carbon pricing in Asia. Some of the encouraging trends include China’s launching its national emission trading system (ETS) in December 2017, Kazakhstan restarting its ETS in 2018 after a two-year suspension, Korean introducing new design reforms in the ETS, Singapore preparing to implement a carbon tax from 2019 and India declaring its intention to launch a voluntary carbon market in the country.
I was one of the architects behind the CPLC, and have recently moved to a new position to help the International Finance Corporation promote private sector-led development. Departing put me in reflective mode: how did this unique, impactful initiative come to exist? And can a bottom-up, public-private initiative, provide lessons to those seeking new models to tackle other global challenges?
Pricing carbon risk provides a strategic link between environmental and financial performance, strengthening the business case for proactively mitigating climate-related risks.
Worldwide, the private sector is increasingly acknowledging the business case for investing in climate business opportunities and climate risk management. However, the question of which management approaches are most appropriate for each company is still being explored.
In a recent webinar on designing and implementing internal carbon pricing hosted by the Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition (CPLC), the World Economic Forum (WEF) and Yale University, Unilever - one of the largest consumer goods company in the world - discussed some approaches that businesses can take, and have already taken, to implement such measures.
Today, the full agenda has been released for the Latin America and Caribbean Climate Week 2018 (LACCW2018), which is being convened from 20–23 August in Montevideo, Uruguay.
The event – which lands three weeks ahead of both the Global Climate Action Summit in California and New York Climate Week – will be instrumental in demonstrating that there is genuine international support for stepping-up climate action by mobilizing actors across the Latin America & Caribbean region.
UKRGASBANK became the first partner from Ukraine to join the Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition, a community of climate leaders brought together with the goal of putting in place effective carbon pricing policies that maintain competitiveness, create jobs, encourage innovation, and deliver meaningful emissions reductions.
At the Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition’s (CPLC) third High Level Assembly, the World Bank Group announced a High-Level Leadership Forum on Carbon Pricing and Competitiveness that will convene private sector leaders around competitiveness concerns that have tended to inhibit the wider uptake of carbon pricing.
Canada, March 15, 2018 — Canadian companies, partners in the Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition, came together to share their past experiences and lessons learned around carbon pricing implementation in the The Role of Carbon Pricing in a Low-Carbon Transition report. Presenting a collective of companies from various sectors, the report includes best practices for the private sector making the transition to a low-carbon economy and some recommendations for the continued development of carbon policies in coming months.
CPLC Third High-Level Assembly 2018
Advancing climate action through carbon pricing: challenges, opportunities and solutions
April 19th | 12:30-14:30 hrs
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